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Skin piercing guidelines

​Tattooing, acupuncture, electrolysis, cosmetic piercing, ear piercing and semi-permanent skin-colouring.

Anyone carrying a business involving any of these treatments must register their premises and activities with the council.

We review the cost of the licence annually in April. The current licence cost is £120. If you think you need a licence and you would like further information, please contact us on (0113) 378 5959 before applying.

A guide to the required standards can be downloaded from the Documents area on this page.​

You can also register a premises for skin piercing by filling out the Register a premises for skin piercing form.

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